Suttor Developmental Road

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Suttor Developmental Road

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Suttor Developmental Road (green on black)
General information
TypeRural road
Length167 km (104 mi)
Built by Dept. of Transport and Main Roads
Route number(s) Australian state route 11.svg State Route 11
Major junctions
SE endAustralian state route 70.svg Peak Downs Highway (State Route 70), Nebo
 
NW endAustralian state route 77.svg Bowen Developmental Road (State Route 77), Mount Coolon

The Suttor Developmental Road is a highway in the east of the Australian state of Queensland. [1] It runs in SE-NW direction and has a length of 167 km. It connects the Peak Downs Highway with the Bowen Developmental Road. It is signed as State Route 11.

Queensland North-east state of Australia

Queensland is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean. To its north is the Torres Strait, with Papua New Guinea located less than 200 km across it from the mainland. The state is the world's sixth-largest sub-national entity, with an area of 1,852,642 square kilometres (715,309 sq mi).

Peak Downs Highway highway in Queensland

The Peak Downs Highway links the towns of Mackay and Clermont in the Australian state of Queensland. It represents the main link between Queensland's Whitsunday Coast and the Central West region of the state. The highway runs for a total length of 266 kilometres (165 mi), before joining the Gregory Highway south to Clermont. Major settlements served by this route include Walkerston, Nebo, Moranbah and Clermont.

Bowen Developmental Road road in Queensland


Bowen Developmental Road is a rural strategic main road in Queensland, Australia. It is part of State Route 77, and functions as a highway. It has a length of 259 kilometres (161 mi) and extends in northeast-southwest direction from Bowen on the east coast of Australia to the Gregory Developmental Road in Belyando near Nairana National Park.

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Route

The Suttor Developmental Road branches north of Nebo from the Peak Downs Highway (State Route 70) to the west and south of the Homevale National Park to the locality of Elphinstone.

Nebo, Queensland Town in Queensland, Australia

Nebo is a small town and locality in the Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Nebo had a population of 840 people.

Homevale National Park Protected area in Queensland, Australia

Homevale is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 821 km northwest of Brisbane.

Elphinstone, Queensland (Isaac Region) Suburb of Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia

Elphinstone is a locality in the Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia.

The paved road ends at Elpinstone after which it hugs the western shore of Lake Elphinstone. Later it crosses the Isaac River. In the locality of Eaglefield [2] it crosses the Suttor River, after which it is named. Finally, it reaches the locality of Mount Coolon at the Bowen Developmental Road (State Route 77).

Lake Elphinstone lake in Queensland, Australia

Lake Elphinstone is a natural lake in Queensland, Australia. It is located about 92 kilometres west of Mackay in Isaac Region. The lake used to support the town of Elphinstone, however the town no longer exists, and the lake is a recreation area popular for bird-watching, fishing and camping.

Isaac River river in Australia

The Isaac River is a river and anabranch located in Central Queensland, Australia.

Eaglefield, Queensland Suburb of Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia

Eaglefield is a locality in the Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Eaglefield had a population of 0 people.

Sources

Steve Parish: Australian Touring Atlas . Steve Parish Publishing. Archerfield QLD 2007. ISBN   978-1-74193-232-4 . p. 10

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References

  1. Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. pp. 10–11. ISBN   978-1-86500-456-3.
  2. Google (1 August 2017). "Eaglefield, Queensland" (Map). Google Maps . Google. Retrieved 1 August 2017.